Daniel died intestate on February 12, 1842. Estate papers in the NC state archives indicate that a year's provision was requested for his widow Nancy, who was left "with a large family unprovided for". In the 1850 Forsyth county census, Nancy is listed as age 57, suggesting birth about 1793. She survived through the 1870 census, where she is listed as age 80.
Records at the Moravian Archives in Salem state that James Holder was born in Orange County NC.
The card file in the Moravian Archives in Salem states that James Holder had two children from his first marriage, to Sarah Casey, and eight children with Jane Martin. He was born in Orange Co. NC and died 25 Sep 1865 in Raleigh NC.
Children of William Holder and Nancy Hauser
James W. Holder (ca. 1844-?)
Alexander W. Holder (ca. 1846-?)
William L. Holder (ca. 1848-?)
Daniel P. Holder (ca. 1854-?)
Edwin Sylvester Holder (1858-?)
Children of Daniel Jackson Holder and Catherine Fry
Elizabeth Holder (ca. 1862-?)
Mary Holder (ca. 1867-?)
William Holder (ca. 1869-?)
Children of Elizabeth Holder and William Kimball
Sarah J. Kimball (ca. 1849-?)
Amanda M. Kimball (ca. 1850-?)
Caroline E. Kimball (ca. 1854-?)
Cornelia A. Kimball (ca. 1859-?)
Child of Israel Holder and Deborah Martin
Susan Holder (ca. 1853-?) m. Edward Casey, s/o Thomas and Eliza Casey
Susan and Edward married in Forsyth County in 1876. The marriage license says "bride's parents of Virginia". Did Israel and Deborah have additional children?
Stokes and Forsyth Co. census records and marriage bonds
Card file, Moravian Archives in Salem
Discussion on HOLDER-L list, 5/1/99, several participants; thanks especially to Jill McCracken and Carl Holder for information on this family.
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